Aaron Brethorst

Round peg in a square hole, rabid generalist.

Windows System Colors

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A while back, I created a table detailing every system color from every official Windows theme in existence. I keep moving or misplacing this page for some reason, but the link below works:

Here’s the table of Windows system colors in its entirety:

Color Name Your OS Windows Classic Windows Standard Luna Blue Luna Silver Luna Olive Royale Zune Vista Aero
ActiveBorder   (192,192,192) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (180,180,180)
ActiveCaption   (000,000,128) (10,36,106) (000,84,227) (192,192,192) (139,161,105) (51,94,168) (52,52,52) (153,180,209)
AppWorkspace   (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (171,171,171)
Background   (58,110,165) (58,110,165) (000,78,152) (88,87,104) (157,172,189) (000,000,064) (26,26,26) (000,000,000)
ButtonFace   (192,192,192) (212,208,200) (236,233,216) (224,223,227) (236,233,216) (235,233,237) (226,226,226) (240,240,240)
ButtonHighlight   (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255)
ButtonShadow   (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (172,168,153) (157,157,161) (172,168,153) (167,166,170) (180,180,180) (160,160,160)
ButtonText   (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000)
CaptionText   (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (14,16,16) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (000,000,000)
GrayText   (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (172,168,153) (172,168,153) (172,168,153) (167,166,170) (100,100,100) (128,128,128)
Highlight   (000,000,128) (10,36,106) (49,106,197) (178,180,191) (147,160,112) (51,94,168) (190,190,190) (51,153,255)
HighlightText   (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (000,000,000) (255,255,255)
InactiveBorder   (192,192,192) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (244,247,252)
InactiveCaption   (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (122,150,223) (255,255,255) (212,214,186) (111,161,217) (116,116,116) (191,205,219)
InactiveCaptionText   (192,192,192) (212,208,200) (216,228,248) (162,161,161) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (244,244,244) (67,78,84)
InfoBackground   (255,255,225) (255,255,225) (255,255,225) (255,255,225) (255,255,225) (255,255,225) (255,255,225) (255,255,225)
InfoText   (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000)
Menu   (192,192,192) (212,208,200) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (240,240,240)
MenuText   (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000)
Scrollbar   (192,192,192) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (212,208,200) (200,200,200)
ThreeDDarkShadow   (000,000,000) (64,64,64) (113,111,100) (113,111,100) (113,111,100) (133,135,140) (135,135,135) (105,105,105)
ThreeDFace   (192,192,192) (212,208,200) (236,233,216) (224,223,227) (236,233,216) (235,233,237) (226,226,226) (240,240,240)
ThreeDHighlight   (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255)
ThreeDLightShadow   (192,192,192) (212,208,200) (241,239,226) (241,239,226) (241,239,226) (220,223,228) (226,226,226) (227,227,227)
ThreeDShadow   (128,128,128) (128,128,128) (172,168,153) (157,157,161) (172,168,153) (167,166,170) (180,180,180) (160,160,160)
Window   (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255) (255,255,255)
WindowFrame   (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (100,100,100)
WindowText   (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000) (000,000,000)

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